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BEYOND THIS HALF OF THE SKY: WOMEN, GENDER, AND NATIONALISM IN MAY FOURTH ERA CHINA

It was the New Culture’s modernizing impulse that necessarily encouraged the development of a male-driven nationalist discourse with a female-oriented ethic. Continue reading

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“DAYDREAMING IDLY IN THE STUDY”: SHIFTING CAPITAL AND CONFUCIAN DISCONTENTS IN SUB-URBAN SHANXI, 1890-1942

A series of economic, political, and sociocultural shifts taking hold of late Qing China forced the lives of gentleman-scholars to an inflection point. Continue reading

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